LAHORE : Sports Board Punjab and Kh Junaid Hockey
Academy celebrated World Children’s Day at a grand ceremony at
the National Hockey Stadium here on Saturday.
Director General Sports Punjab Javed Chohan was the chief guest on
this occasion. Honorary Consul General German Embassy Arif Saeed,
Secretary PHF Asif Bajwa, Olympian Kh Junaid, President Lahore
Press Club Arshad Ansari, Deputy Director Youth Affairs Syed Omair
Hasan, Test cricketers Kamran Akmal, M Irfan and Abdul Rehman
were the other prominent guests on this occasion.
Hundreds of children participated in the ceremony and took part in
various competitions including hockey skills, face painting and
jumping event etc on this occasion.
Director General Sports Punjab Javed Chohan while talking on the
occasion said the talented children are the future of Pakistan and we
must look after and support them in every phase of their academic
and playing careers.
He said the purpose of celebrating Children’s Day is to highlight the
rights of children including good education, provision of sports
facilities, health, clean environment, best training for every child
which is a fundamental right of every child.